September 14, 2012 |
The newspaper that introduced the world to the infographic is getting a makeover. Thirty years after the launch of the new national newspaper, USA Today unveiled a new logo, a more colorful look and bulked-up coverage of technology and travel. It also unveiled a digital redesign that gives the news operation a consistent look on its relaunched website and on mobile devices. “We're trying to reinvent news here,” said Larry Kramer, who took over in May as president and publisher of USA Today.
August 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 13, 2009 -- The Los Angeles Times today revealed a site redesign aimed at capitalizing on unparalleled online growth and emblematic of ongoing editorial and business strategy implementation which made latimes.com the fastest-growing top newspaper site June 2008-June 2009. "The new latimes.com is representative of the changes we've made to create an around-the-clock, integrated newsroom armed with the tools that ensure immediacy, feed the Web, mobile devices and social media, and supplements our print edition," said Times Editor Russ Stanton.
April 9, 2013 |
Google's digital store for Android smartphone users is getting a face-lift. Google announced Tuesday that it has begun to roll out a new look for the mobile version of Google Play, its rival to Apple's iTunes. Some users around the world will see the new design starting Tuesday, then over time, more and more users will see the redesign on their devices. Currently, the mobile store is text heavy, but the redesign will change that and instead emphasize the use of large images. QUIZ: How much do you know about Google?
June 13, 2012 |
Netflix is testing a redesign of its website that would for the first time separate movies and television shows into separate tabs, each with dozens of subcategories to help users sort through their thousands of options. The potential redesign is currently being tested with a small number of users. If the video subscription company finds that the design increases overall usage, it could deploy the new look to all 23.4 million of its Internet streaming customers in the U.S. Currently, users can find movies and television shows to watch on Netflix's website by searching or via suggestions the company makes based on content the user previously watched.
June 14, 2012 |
Google is beginning to roll out a redesign of YouTube that makes the video site look a lot more like Google+. The redesign is available only to a very small pool of people right now taking part in tests being conducted by the company. A screenshot of the redesign shows YouTube adapting Google+'s style. The black side bar has been ditched for a whiter, simpler lay out. At the same time, the middle feed appears to be wider and include larger video thumbnails. The right sidebar for recommended videos also looks different and now features a video in larger size at the top. All in all it looks like a cleaner feel, and it follows Google's redesign of Google+, which happened in April.
September 15, 2010 |
Twitter Inc. has redesigned its website for the first time in its four-year history to draw more users and get them to stay longer as it competes for advertising dollars with Internet rivals Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. The redesign, which will roll out to the website's 160 million users over the next several weeks, is intended to make the site easier and faster to use and to serve up more relevant content to users, executives said at a news...